Story on channel 10 news regarding wait time in Qld for recon surgery

onemargieonemargie queenslandMember Posts: 491
Hi there everyone so I had my 5 seconds of fame last night on the 5pm channel 10 Brisbane news about wait times for recon in qld. I was really nervous how it would go but the story was great and presented really well and a big thank you for penny from BCNA for asking me to be a part of it and to the gorgeous Pippa Sheehan for interviewing me

 Please take a look if you are interested it starts about 10 minutes into the news broadcast. Margie. 

Check out Queensland News on #tenplay https://tenplay.com.au:443/news/brisbane

i would love to hear your feedback especially from the qld bc survivors on the wait list like me. Let’s hope someone sits up and takes notice of it. Xx 


Comments

  • ZoffielZoffiel Regional VictoriaMember Posts: 933
    C'mon Margie! 
  • Mrs_HMrs_H Brisbane SouthsideMember Posts: 82
    I couldn’t see the story but as a fellow Queenslander, I hope this gets done traction. Good on ya!! 
  • MKitty68MKitty68 Member Posts: 214
    Good on ya Margie! 
    The story is at 18:00 
  • LMK74LMK74 BrisbaneMember Posts: 530
    @onemargie, you go girl. It really is disgusting women have to wait so long. I have not even been given the opportunity for discussion or to get on the waiting list. I don't see my surgeon again until March next year.
  • MKitty68MKitty68 Member Posts: 214
    I asked about the plastic surgeon and was told I can ask my GP for a referral. I've not yet done it though.
    My follow up appointment is in May - I gather it is 12 months post surgery. 
  • Giovanna_BCNAGiovanna_BCNA Administrator, Staff, Member, Moderator Posts: 42
    Hi @onemargie,

    The waiting times are a huge issue, well done in getting the message out there!
  • onemargieonemargie queenslandMember Posts: 491
    Thanks for all your support ladies. I’ll keep you posted if anything comes of it. Xx
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